by Thomas Moore

From plants that wake when others sleep,
From timid jasmine buds that keep
Their odor to themselves all day,
But when the sunlight dies away
Let the delicious secret out
To every breeze that roams about.





Thomas Moore was an English poet and the Chelsea Physic Garden Curator


As featured on
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